Cost Accountant Salary with Cost Accounting skills (United States)

The average pay for a Cost Accountant with Cost Accounting skills is $54,418 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Cost Accountant with Cost Accounting skills Total Pay (?
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$40,246 - $71,861
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $54,418
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Cost Accountant with Cost Accounting skills Total Pay (?
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$14.47 - $24.94
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$40,246 - $71,861  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,182  
Profit Sharing
$20.47 - $4,055  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,300 - $72,994  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 391
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.47 - $24.94  
   
Overtime
$20.82 - $37.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,182  
   
Profit Sharing
$20.47 - $4,055  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$37,300 - $72,994  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 391
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Pay by Experience Level for Cost Accountant with Cost Accounting skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Houston
up arrow 15%
Chicago
up arrow 13%
Dallas
up arrow 9%
National Average
$53,000
Grand Rapids
up arrow 29%
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Experience Affects Cost Accountant with Cost Accounting skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%
Late-Career
up arrow 12%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$53,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 13%
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